Legal Insurrection
College Insurrection
All Posts (Page 63)

Obama Higher Education Adviser Is Leaving White House

Comments
Permalink
Posted by    Friday, March 11, 2016 at 9:30am

James Kvaal helped shape the administration’s sweeping higher education policies.

Inside Higher Ed reports.

Obama adviser who shaped higher education policies is leaving White House

One of the architects of President Obama’s most significant higher education policies is resigning from the administration this week.

James Kvaal, a top White House adviser and former official at...

Read More...
 
 
 
 

University System of Georgia Makes Improvements for Due Process on Campus

Comments
Permalink
Posted by    Friday, March 11, 2016 at 8:00am

Let’s hope this is the beginning of a trend and not an isolated incident.

Ashe Schow reports at the Washington Examiner.

Georgia college students just got a little more due process

Students attending schools that are part of the University System of Georgia will be better able to defend themselves from false accusations of...

Read More...
 
 
 
 

UC Santa Cruz Sorority and Fraternity Members Were Allegedly Running Drug Ring

Comments
Permalink
Posted by    Thursday, March 10, 2016 at 6:30pm

5,000 tablets of MDMA with a street value of $100,000 were seized.

CBS News reports.

Sorority, fraternity members jailed for allegedly running drug ring

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. — Three sorority and three fraternity members at the University of California at Santa Cruz were arrested Friday for allegedly taking part in an MDMA drug ring...

Read More...
 
 
 
 

Students could be expelled for shouting down campus speakers under North Carolina bill

Comments
Permalink
Posted by    Thursday, March 10, 2016 at 5:00pm

Is the pendulum beginning to swing back in the opposite direction now?

The College Fix reports.

Students could be expelled for shouting down campus speakers under North Carolina bill

Not only is Georgia Tech facing the wrath of a powerful lawmaker who wants to can its president for not protecting due-process rights – now...

Read More...
 
 
 
 

50 Lafayette College Students Sick With Stomach Virus

Comments
Permalink
Posted by    Thursday, March 10, 2016 at 3:30pm

The infection rate may have peaked over the weekend.

Lehigh Valley Live reports.

Virus sickens more than 50 at Lafayette College

A stomach virus sickened more than 50 Lafayette College students between Friday and Tuesday.

The infection rate may have peaked over the weekend as fewer people were seen Monday at the Easton school’s health...

Read More...
 
 
 
 

UC Berkeley School of Law Dean Sued for Sexual Harassment

Comments
Permalink
Posted by    Thursday, March 10, 2016 at 2:00pm

The suit has been filed by a former executive assistant at the law school.

The Daily Californian reports.

Dean of UC Berkeley School of Law sued for sexual harassment

The dean of the UC Berkeley School of Law is being sued by his executive assistant for sexual harassment, according to court documents filed Tuesday.

The...

Read More...
 
 
 
 

Mount Saint Mary College President Announces She Is Stepping Down

Comments
Permalink
Posted by    Thursday, March 10, 2016 at 12:30pm

The school has been mired in conflict between faculty and leadership for nearly a year.

Poughkeepsie Journal reports.

Mount Saint Mary College president to step down

NEWBURGH – Anne Carson Daly announced she will step down as president of Mount Saint Mary College on April 15, the latest turn of events for a school...

Read More...
 
 
 
 

Yale Students Want School to Divest From Private Prisons

Comments
Permalink
Posted by    Thursday, March 10, 2016 at 11:00am

Is anyone going to college to learn anymore or is it all just about activism?

The Yale Daily News reports.

Students demand private prison divestment

A fledgling group of Yale undergraduates is demanding that the University divest from for-profit prisons — the latest attempt by students to use the endowment as a tool for...

Read More...
 
 
 
 

McGraw-Hill Education Destroys Textbook With Maps Viewed As Anti-Israel

Comments
Permalink
Posted by    Thursday, March 10, 2016 at 9:30am

McGraw-Hill Education, after being told maps in a political science textbook were anti-Israel, withdraws the volume and eliminates all copies.

Inside Higher Ed reports.

McGraw-Hill Education withdraws textbook with maps viewed as anti-Israel

McGraw-Hill Education has taken the unusual step of withdrawing a textbook and planning to destroy all copies of it — following...

Read More...
 
 
 
 

Harsh Reality Comes to Mizzou In Aftermath of Protests

Comments
Permalink
Posted by    Thursday, March 10, 2016 at 8:00am

The University of Missouri is paying a heavy price for the protests of last fall.

FOX Sports reports.

Mizzou Protests Lead to Plunge In Freshmen, Massive Budget Deficits

TRIGGER WARNING:

The fallout from the fake Mizzou protests continues to destablize the University of Missouri. Today the interim chancellor of the...

Read More...
 
 
 
 

Air Force Academy Cadet Found Not Guilty of Rape After A Court-Martial Trial

Comments
Permalink
Posted by    Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at 6:30pm

It was about an academy dorm room encounter in October 2014.

The College Fix reports.

Air Force Academy cadet acquitted of rape

An Air Force Academy cadet was recently found not guilty of rape after a court-martial trial, The Gazette reported, citing a news release from the academy.

Cadet Zachery Chubb, a football player, was...

Read More...
 
 
 
 

Students at Cornell ‘Demand’ Asian-American Studies Major

Comments
Permalink
Posted by    Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at 5:00pm

Is anyone else getting tired of demands from college students?

The Cornell Review reports.

Cornell Students ‘Demand’ an Asian-American Studies Major

Students associated with the Asian Pacific Americans for Action at Cornell University (APAA) are demanding the University create an Asian-American Studies major beginning next semester.

In a letter, anonymous students argue that, “The University...

Read More...
 
 
 
 

Bill Gates Thinks College Is Necessary

Comments
Permalink
Posted by    Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at 3:30pm

Remember, he dropped out of Harvard.

Business Insider reports.

Harvard dropout Bill Gates thinks the value of college is ‘easy to underestimate’

Bill Gates, who famously dropped out of Harvard in 1975 to work on Microsoft, said today that the value of college “is easy to underestimate.”

During a Reddit “Ask Me Anything,” or AMA...

Read More...
 
 
 
 

College Students Talking About the American Dream Will Make You Weep for the Future

Comments
Permalink
Posted by    Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at 2:00pm

Campus Reform recently spoke to some college students about the American Dream and which politicians they prefer.

Be sure you’re sitting down to watch this.

Here’s more.

VIDEO: College students think free handouts are the way...

Read More...
 
 
 
 

Uprising Happens At California Community Colleges Over Accreditor

Comments
Permalink
Posted by    Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at 12:30pm

There are no easy answers for California’s two-year college system as it faces an unprecedented decision to move to a new accreditor.

Inside Higher Ed reports.

California community colleges navigate path to replacing or overhauling accreditor

An uprising has been taking place in California.

The state’s 113 community colleges are breaking with their accreditor in...

Read More...
 
 
 
 

Western Washington University’s War on History

Comments
Permalink
Posted by    Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at 11:00am

Social Justice Warriors at WWU seem to have completely forgotten the point of going to college.

Robby Soave writes at the Daily Beast.

The College That Wants to Ban ‘History’

Students at Western Washington University have reached a turning point in their campus’s hxstory. (For one thing, they’re now spelling it with an X—more...

Read More...
 
 
 
 

Oberlin Trustees Want Action Against Nutty Professor

Comments
Permalink
Posted by    Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at 9:30am

The nutty professor believes Jews were behind 9/11 and the Charlie Hebdo terror attack in France.

Fox News reports.

Oberlin trustees fire back at school, crackpot prof

Trustees and alumni at a presitigious Ohio college are turning up the heat on the school administration, which has so far taken no action against a nutty...

Read More...
 
 
 
 

How ‘Sensitivity Fascists’ Are Ruining Colleges

Comments
Permalink
Posted by    Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at 8:00am

In a new column at the New York Post, the editors tear into the special snowflake crowd.

‘Sensitivity’ fascists are turning colleges into day-care centers

How will today’s college students function once they leave campus and find the world no giant “safe space” protecting them from things they don’t want to hear?

University of...

Read More...
 
 
 
 

The Way Conservatives Are Fighting For Free Speech

Comments
Permalink
Posted by    Tuesday, March 8, 2016 at 6:30pm

CPAC had a panel called “Campus Crackdown”.

Red Alert Politics reports.

How conservatives are fighting the ‘Campus Crackdown’ on free speech [VIDEO]

Late Saturday on CPAC, a panel called “Campus Crackdown” moderated Charlie Sykes of WTMJ, highlighted how college students’ protests are a “snowflake rebellion” and how college administrations are cracking down on...

Read More...
 
 
 
 

Law School Grad Suing Her School Because She Can’t Find a Job

Comments
Permalink
Posted by    Tuesday, March 8, 2016 at 5:00pm

If this lawsuit holds up, thousands more like it will follow.

The New York Times reports.

Law Graduate Gets Her Day in Court, Suing Law School

Nearly a decade has passed since an aspiring young lawyer in California, Anna Alaburda, graduated in the top tier of her class, passed the state bar exam and...

Read More...
 
 
 
 

New Dorms Look Like Resorts

Comments
Permalink
Posted by    Tuesday, March 8, 2016 at 3:30pm

Investors have poured billions into off-campus housing, building luxury complexes that resemble resorts.

Bloomberg reports.

Off-Campus College Dorms Now Resemble Spring-Break Hotels

Two resort-style pools, with deckside cabanas. A beach volleyball court, professional-grade barbecues, and around-the-clock staff. Sounds like a good place for a college student to spend spring break—if she didn’t already...

Read More...
 
 
 
 

Prager University – Did Bush Lie About Iraq?

Comments
Permalink
Posted by    Tuesday, March 8, 2016 at 2:00pm

In a new video from Prager University, journalist Judith Miller sets the record straight on George W. Bush and Iraq.

Watch below.

Here’s more information.

Did George W. Bush lie to America about Saddam Hussein having weapons of mass destruction? Judith Miller, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, covered the lead up to the Iraq War...

Read More...
 
 
 
Page 63 of 499« First...102030...6162636465...708090...Last »